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Paul E. Vallely

Paul E. Vallely

Paul E. Vallely is a retired US Army Major General and senior military analyst for Fox News. He served in the Vietnam War and retired in 1993 as Deputy Commanding General, Pacific Command. In 2004, together with retired Air Force Lieutenant General Thomas McInerney, Vallely co-authored the book Endgame: The Blueprint for Victory in the War on Terror. Vallely currently serves as the Military Committee Chairman for the Center for Security Policy and has lent his support to the organization Vete...
Cobram Victory FC

Cobram Victory FC

Cobram Victory is a football club located in Cobram, Victoria, Australia, a small town on the Murray River. They compete in the Goulburn North East Football Association.Cobram Victory is most notable for its giant-killing run in the 2011 Mirabella Cup.Victory played its first season of GNEFA in 2007, having previously competed under the name Murray Border-United in the Albury Wodonga Football Association.March 2010 saw Craig Carley, formerly of AFC Wimbledon and also Metropolitan Police FC jo...
Synaptic pruning

Synaptic pruning

Synaptic pruning or axon pruning is the process of synapse elimination that occurs between early childhood and the onset of puberty in many mammals, including humans. Pruning starts near the time of birth and is completed by the time of sexual maturation in humans. At birth, the human brain consists of approximately 86 (± 8) billion neurons. The infant brain will increase in size by a factor of up to 5 by adulthood. Two factors contribute to this growth: the growth of synaptic connections bet...
Kids Can't Fly

Kids Can't Fly

Kids Can't Fly were a British pop punk band from Southampton, United Kingdom that formed in May 2006. The line up consists of lead singer and guitarist Robin Black, bass guitarist Tom Dowd, guitarist Dan Parkinson, saxophone Dave Matthews, drummer Scott Wilson and trumpet player Chris Booroff. They have released four extended plays and four singles. The band is noted for incorporating ska and reggae influence into pop punk and has been typically described as "ska pop punk".The band spent the ...
Big Body (P-Model album)

Big Body (P-Model album)

Big Body (stylized as big body) is the ninth studio album by P-Model and the second & last by the band's "Defrosted" lineup.The album has the same techno style as the band's self-titled album, holding a dual relationship between them (similar to the one between In A Model Room and Landsale). The energetic new wave numbers are toned down, with a larger melodic variety, layered somewhat like Susumu Hirasawa's solo work, in place.Big Body is a concept album based on science fiction stories. ...
Massachusetts Route 97

Massachusetts Route 97

Route 97 is a south–north highway in Essex County in northeastern Massachusetts. It connects the cities of Beverly and Haverhill before continuing into Salem, New Hampshire as New Hampshire Route 97.Route 97 begins at Route 1A in Beverly, north of the downtown area. Almost immediately, it crosses under Route 128 without intersection; the nearest exit is Exit 20 to Route 1A. Route 97 passes the Beverly Municipal Airport before crossing into Wenham. Route 97 passes through the western end of to...
Cornell University College of Engineering

Cornell University College of Engineering

The College of Engineering is a division of Cornell University that was founded in 1870 as the Sibley College of Mechanical Engineering and Mechanic Arts. It is one of four private undergraduate colleges at Cornell that are not statutory colleges.It currently grants bachelors, masters, and doctoral degrees in a variety of applied fields, and is the third largest undergraduate college at Cornell by student enrollment. The college offers over 450 engineering courses, and has an annual research ...
Social determinants of health in Mexico

Social determinants of health in Mexico

Social determinants of health in Mexico are factors that influence the status of health among certain populations in Mexico. These factors consist of circumstances in which people grow, live, work, and age, as well as the systems put in place to deal with illnesses.In Mexico, the health inequality among the population is influenced by such social factors. In the past decade, Mexico has witnessed immense progress within their health care system that has allowed for greater access to health car...

Wanda Ventham

Wanda Ventham (born 5 August 1935) is an English actress, known primarily for her role as Colonel Virginia Lake in the 1970s science-fiction television series UFO, and for her recurring role as Cassandra Trotter's mother Pamela Parry in the sitcom Only Fools and Horses from 1989–92. She has also appeared in two episodes of The Saint alongside Roger Moore.In April 2014, People magazine featured her in its "Most Beautiful People in the World" edition.Ventham was born in Brighton, the daughter o...
IBZ Berlin

IBZ Berlin

The Internationale Begegnungszentrum der Wissenschaft (International Meeting Centre of Science - IBZ Berlin) is a residential building for both, international scientists at the Free University of Berlin and the Max Planck Society and fellows of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. It is located at the Wiesbadener Straße in Berlin Wilmersdorf. The IBZ Berlin is a founding member of the Network of the Internationale Begegnungszentren der Wissenschaft, an association of international guesthous...

Code page 775

Code page 775 (also known as CP 775, IBM 00775, OEM 775, MS-DOS Baltic Rim) is a code page used under MS-DOS to write the Estonian, Lithuanian and Latvian languages.The following table shows code page 775. Each character is shown with its equivalent Unicode code point and its decimal code point. Only the second half of the table (code points 128–255) is shown, the first half (code points 0–127) being the same as ASCII; although code points 1–31 and 127 (00–1Fhex) have a different interpretati...
List of places named after Joseph Stalin

List of places named after Joseph Stalin

During Joseph Stalin's rule (1922–1953), many places, mostly cities, in the Soviet Union and other communist countries were named or renamed in honor of him as part of the cult of personality surrounding the dictator. Most of these places had their names changed back to the original ones shortly after the 20th Congress of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union in 1956, or after the beginning of destalinization in 1961.In some countries, including those in the West, there are streets, squares...
Readfield, Maine

Readfield, Maine

Readfield (/ˈɹid fild/) is a town in Kennebec County, Maine, United States. The population was 2,598 at the 2010 census. Readfield is home to the Kents Hill School, a preparatory school, Maranacook Community Schools, public schools for the district, a few summer camps, and the annual Readfield Heritage Days. A popular recreation spot in central Maine, the town contains nine lakes and ponds, including Maranacook Lake, and is part of the Winthrop Lakes Region. The town of Readfield was previous...
Grand Central Airport (United States)

Grand Central Airport (United States)

Grand Central Airport, Glendale, California, also known as Grand Central Air Terminal (GCAT), was an important facility for the growing Los Angeles suburb of Glendale in the 1920s. It was also a key element in the development of United States aviation. The terminal, located at 1310 Air Way, was built in 1928 and still exists, owned since 1997 by The Walt Disney Company. Three hangars also remain standing. The single concrete 3,800-foot (1,200 m) runway still exists, but it was dug up and...

Ferdinand Kauer

Ferdinand August Kauer (January 18, 1751 – April 13, 1831), was an Austrian composer and pianist.Kauer was born in Klein-Thaya (today Dyjákovičky) near Znaim in South Moravia. He studied in Znaim, Tyrnau, and Vienna, and later settled in Vienna around 1777. In 1781 he joined Karl von Marinelli's newly formed company at Vienna as leader and conductor of the orchestra. From 1782 he also composed music for the theatre, including Singspiele, operas, and incidental music and songs, mostly to texts...
Graham Dorrans

Graham Dorrans

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 23 January 2016.Graham Dorrans (born 5 May 1987) is a Scottish professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder for Championship club Norwich City and the Scotland national team. In the 2009–10 season, he helped West Bromwich Albion gain promotion to the Premier League and was named in the Championship Team of the Year in the process. Dorrans has been described as a composed, creative, comba...
Alien vs. Predator (arcade game)

Alien vs. Predator (arcade game)

Alien vs. Predator (エイリアンVSプレデター) is a beat 'em up video game developed and released by Capcom for the CPS-2 arcade game system in 1994. In the game, the players take control of up to three human and Predator characters in a battle against the Alien hordes and rogue human soldiers. The game was very well received by the public and by media publications, becoming a classic title for many fans of the beat 'em up genre, but was never ported to any home system.Alien vs. Predator uses a control se...
Bolivia at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics

Bolivia at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics

Bolivia competed at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics, the inaugural Youth Olympic Games, held in Singapore from 14 August to 26 August 2010.Main Article: Athletics at the 2010 Summer Youth OlympicsMain Article: Cycling at the 2010 Summer Youth OlympicsMain Article: Football at the 2010 Summer Youth OlympicsMain Article: Swimming at the 2010 Summer Youth Olympics
Honda CBR900RR

Honda CBR900RR

The Honda CBR900RR, also known as the Fireblade in some countries, is a large displacement sport bike introduced in 1992 by Honda. It was the first of a series of large-displacement Honda models to carry the RR suffix. The development of the first generation CBR900RR was led by Tadao Baba.The first generation RR, the CBR900RR, was introduced in 1992 with an 893 cc (54.5 cu in) inline-four engine set a precedent for light weight in the super bike class. The CBR900RR was based on...
Lympha

Lympha

The Lympha (plural Lymphae) is an ancient Roman deity of fresh water. She is one of twelve agricultural deities listed by Varro as "leaders" (duces) of Roman farmers, because "without water all agriculture is dry and poor." The Lymphae are often connected to Fons, "Source" or "Font," a god of fountains and wellheads. Lympha represents a "functional focus" of fresh water, according to Michael Lipka's conceptual approach to Roman deity, or more generally moisture.Vitruvius preserves some of her...
London Underground 1995 Stock

London Underground 1995 Stock

The 1995 Stock is a type of train on the Northern line of the London Underground. There are 106 six-car trains in operation; they entered service between June 1998 and April 2001 replacing old 1959 Stock and (Mark 1) 1972 Stock.It is the only deep-level tube stock to use selective door opening, for example at Moorgate, Charing Cross, Hampstead and Clapham Common.It used to be operated mainly with a combined power controller, brake lever and dead man's handle at the driver's right hand. When t...
John Stuchell Fisher

John Stuchell Fisher

John Stuchell Fisher (May 25, 1867 – June 25, 1940) was an American politician who served as the 29th Governor of Pennsylvania from 1927 until 1931. A Republican, he had previously served as a Pennsylvania State Senator from 1901 until 1907.Fisher was born in South Mahoning Township, Pennsylvania, in 1867. Fisher graduated from Pennsylvania's Indiana State Normal School (now Indiana University of Pennsylvania) and began his career as a teacher; he then served as principal for schools in ...
Faust and Marguerite

Faust and Marguerite

Faust and Marguerite is a romantic opera in three acts, dating from 1855, based on the Faust legend. The score was composed by Meyer Lutz. The libretto was written by Henri Drayton based on the Johann Wolfgang von Goethe play Faust. The 1900 film Faust and Marguerite is an adaptation of the play. It was directed by Edwin S. Porter, three years before he directed The Great Train Robbery.Banfield, Stephen. "Lutz, Meyer". In Macy, Laura. Grove Music Online. Oxford Music Online. Oxford University...
2012 Lamma Island ferry collision

2012 Lamma Island ferry collision

On 1 October 2012, at approximately 20:23HKT, the passenger ferries Sea Smooth and Lamma IV collided off Yung Shue Wan, Lamma Island, Hong Kong. The day was the National Day of the People's Republic of China, and one of the ships was headed for the commemorative firework display, scheduled to take place half an hour later. With 39 killed and 92 injured, the incident was the deadliest maritime disaster in Hong Kong since 1971. On 14 February 2015, Sea Smooth's captain Lai Sai-ming was convicte...
Strathmore, Alberta

Strathmore, Alberta

Strathmore is a town located along the Trans-Canada Highway in southern Alberta, Canada within Wheatland County. It is approximately 50 kilometres (30 mi) east of the City of Calgary.The town began as a hamlet for the Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) lines that were built in the area in 1883. The CPR named the town after one of its benefactors: Claude Bowes-Lyon, the Earl of Strathmore. The Earl's granddaughter, Queen Elizabeth – as consort to King George VI – later passed through the comm...
Clarence Beavers

Clarence Beavers

The Clarence Beavers are a Canadian Junior ice hockey team based in Clarence, Ontario. They play in the Eastern Ontario Junior Hockey League.In 2008, the strangest events took place during the Eastern Ontario Junior B Hockey League playoffs opening round against the Ottawa West Golden Knights. Clarence won the series 4-3, but the game was voided and had to be replied because of an officiating error. Clarence Beavers fans dubbed the replied game 7 as "Game 8". Ottawa West won the series 4-3, o...
Static (Cults album)

Static (Cults album)

Static is the second studio album by New York pop duo Cults, released by Columbia Records on 15 October 2013.Of the album's title, band member Brian Oblivion said, "There's a feeling our generation has. The feeling there's always something better around the corner, that everyone is born to be a star. The feeling that life is waiting for you, and yet it’s not happening. All of that is static." Oblivion has also said, "I've fallen in love with the idea of static over the last year...When we wer...
Trishna (2011 film)

Trishna (2011 film)

Trishna is a 2011 British-Swedish-Indian drama film, written and directed by Michael Winterbottom, and starring Freida Pinto and Riz Ahmed. The story is a loose adaptation of Thomas Hardy's novel Tess of the d'Urbervilles. It is Winterbottom's third Hardy adaptation, after Jude and The Claim. The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival on 9 September 2011, and after some further festival appearances it saw its first cinema release in the United Kingdom and Ireland on 9 March...
Jackie O (opera)

Jackie O (opera)

Jackie O is a chamber opera in two acts composed by Michael Daugherty to a libretto by Wayne Koestenbaum. The 90-minute work, commissioned by Houston Grand Opera in 1995 and premiered in 1997, is inspired by American musical and popular culture of the late 1960s and episodes in the life of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis.Jackie O received its first performance in the Cullen Theater, Houston, Texas, on March 14, 1997 with a second performance on March 16, 1997, both conducted by Christopher Larkin....
Cathedral High School (Boston)

Cathedral High School (Boston)

Cathedral High School is a private co-educational, college preparatory Catholic junior high and high school in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. It is located in the historic South End neighborhood, adjacent to the Cathedral of the Holy Cross, the seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston.Cathedral High School serves a diverse and primarily urban student population, most of whom live in the city of Boston. The school offers substantial financial aid and underwriting, funded through...
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